Quantum engines must break down
Our present understanding of thermodynamics is fundamentally incorrect if applied to small systems and needs to be modified, according to new research from University College London (UCL) and the University of Gdańsk. The ...
Glaciers will melt faster than ever and loss could be irreversible, warn scientists
Canada's Arctic Archipelago glaciers will melt faster than ever in the next few centuries. Research by European funded scientists has shown that 20 per cent of the Canadian Arctic glaciers may have disappeared by the end ...
Sodium-air battery offers rechargeable advantages compared to Li-air batteries
First-ever covalent irreversible inhibition of a protease central to hepatitis C infection
Avila Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel targeted covalent drugs, has published research in Nature Chemical Biology demonstrating the first-ever selective irreversible inhibition of a viral protea ...
Physicist Proposes Solution to Arrow-of-Time Paradox
Scientist develop technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries
An easily implementable technique to avoid reblockage of arteries that have been cleared through angioplasty and stent insertion has been developed by researchers led by Prof. Boris Rubinsky of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.